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PBS
Jul 4, 2011 6:00pm PDT
important for the automobile industry. eyes are also on russia and india, and there are demands for lower trade restrictions. >> terrace have to be lowered in countries such as -- tariffs have to be lowered in countries such as india. >> german cacar makers are investing in the development of fuel-efficient models. more and more consumers, especially in urban areas, are choosing greener cars. the german automotive industry has been working tords the development of alternative injuns. >> it is an intensive endeavor. alternative engines include fuel cell and hydrogen as well. we're working on all of these. no one knows which of these technologies will be the most economical. >> that is why german car makers are investing in research and development. >> of the months ago, the ceo of deutsche telecom said he was serious about putting women in top positions in any company. two women have been appointed to the management board. one is of former kinsey executive, and a former state education minister has been appointed to the board position overseeing human resources. up until now, the eig
PBS
Jul 5, 2011 6:30pm PDT
fueled by china, india, and russia. sales actlly dropped in germany, but they expect strong growth in the second half of the year had it is on drive to achieve a sales record of 1.3 million vehicles this year. the stock market shrugged off the weaker than domestic sales data. our correspondent who says the summary of trading from the frankfurt stock exchange. >> they spilled water into the wine, but overall, investors have been content with the numbers. the have been a few gainers here today. the reported numbers, general motors, have more cars expected before. that wasot able to raise the move in general. after wall street started in negative territory, the also tracked down the markets here in frankfurt. there were various love games that we have seen on monday. >> we can stay for a closer look at the market numbers. the much-changed. they and the day in negative territory at 2850. markets there back in action after a long holiday weekend. ) much flack, market's closing about of the to go. and the value of one u.s. dollar, 4418. the former french finance minister has formally taken
PBS
Jul 8, 2011 6:00pm PDT
demand from the emerging economies. brazil, russia, india, and china. exports to eurozone countries were also strong and up more than 17% compared to the same month last year. >> it is a different picture on the other side of the atlantic. the labor market in the united states is struggling more than expected. the government said job creation is far weaker than expected and the unemployment rate in the united states rose unexpectedly last month to 9.2%. >> the american economy appears to be faltering. the federal reserve recently lowered its growth forecast. few companies are hiring. fewer consumers are buying. economic experts fear the u.s. could slide into recession again. the unemployment rate remains stubbornly high. the jobless rate has topped 9% for almost two months in the last two years. that has not happened since the 1930's. there is no sign of improvement. president barack obama said u.s. businesses were facing the challenges. >> from natural disasters to spikes in gas prices, state cuts have cost thousands their jobs. the problems in greece and europe along with uncertai
PBS
Jul 13, 2011 6:00pm PDT
headlines at this hour, 21 people have been killed and others wounded in three blasts in india's financial capital. rupert murdoch withdraws its bid for bskyb. and united states through to the finals after beating france 3-1. three bomb blasts have rocked credit districts in imbibe during rush-hour killing at least 21 people and 100 wounded. this is the biggest attack since the 2008 attacks blamed on pakistan based militants. they say one glass was at a bus stop in the crowded neighborhood. the others were at the jewelry markets, a very business the district. >> the bombs exploded at the height of the evening rush hour. within the space of 10 minutes, they ripped through three busy district. won a famous jewelry market that draws crowds of shoppers. it is believed that the perpetrators planted the explosives on scooters and motorcycles. one of the bombs was hidden inside of a car. >> about 6:45 p.m., within minutes of each other. this was a coordinated attack by terrorists. >> there was an immediate claim of responsibility. they believed the bombs were improvised devices. so far,
PBS
Jul 1, 2011 6:30pm PDT
majority vote. we had our reasons for abstaining. together with india, brazil, china, and russia -- the decision has now been made. we continue to stand by our resolve that germany will not send any combat troops as part of a military mission in libya. >> germany's preing for a seat on the security council, is that realistic? >> it isn't so much about germany or europe's wish for a permanent seat on the security council. reforming the united nations is primarily about adapting the architecture of the un to reality. the current makeup of the security council and of the united nations itself largely reflects the distribution of power and the political situation at the end of world wawar ii. the fact that latin america has no permanent representation on the security council, that africa has no permanent representative, that asia is so unr-represented, these things are no less significant than our offer as germans to take on more permanent responsibility on the security council.. >> the german foreign minister, thank you very m much r talking to us. that has been our "in depth." you can log
CSPAN
Jul 27, 2011 7:00am EDT
stuff that make needs to be sent overseas call to places like china, india, and brazil. when i say things that we may, i mean things that are made here in america. the american economy is slowly becoming more export-oriented and manufacturing oriented. you can see an upturn taking place in the manufacturing sector and the export sector. the problem is that in the last 10 to 20 years, as the economy became so dependent on american consumers, they got really cleaned out. the growth of that we are seeing in manufacturing, believe it or not, we have seen upturns. we have stories about carmakers in the midwest that are not big enough anymore to drive weaker overall economy. it used to be that we would have these big inventory cycles where they would cut back from the recession and then rebuild, driving the economy out of recession and into of recovery. so, this process we are going troops is long and painful. we are starting to see the seeds of it taking place. host: goods, manufacturing, can it be services as well? guest: think in the facts of foreigners coming here. that is an export
CSPAN
Jul 9, 2011 7:00am EDT
care are now being made in china and india and are being imported. you also have technology. if you go into a modern auto factory, there are fewer people walking around than there was 30 years a. go in the long run, those are good things. it makes people more productive and wealthier and that sort of thing. in the near term, that can have the effect that the caller is talking about which is fewer jobs available and less work to go around especially for people who don't have the best educations and want to work with their hands. it is definitely a phenomenon that is going on. host: raleigh, north carolina, republican line. caller: i have a question and comment. do you think that na the relativeivete of president obama when he took office accounts for the fact that he overstated and misrepresented the effect of the stimulus bill? we know that he is learning on the job. i want to know if the stimulus bill in itself was adequate or was obama misrepresenting it? secondly, with the unemployed rate rising, is that not more of an example of the cyclical economic trends that we go through as
CSPAN
Jul 30, 2011 7:00am EDT
movie star -- president carter, the president that i knew as i came in india, i'm 75, and he created the most debt in the world anybody can hear. then they brought the champion, bush. bush -- the whole war. we were left with the largest debt. i'm a republican. i agree to elect mr. obama. he got the champions. and it's ok to spend the money for -- host: in the meantime, sir -- caller: they have created nothing but messes. host: in the meantime, have you made an attempt to get in touch with your congressman or senator to let them know? caller: yes, i did contact them for the last 70 years and they just gave me lip service and they hardly understand what i am talking about. host: chris in danville, virginia. on our line for democrats. go ahead. caller: i've been watching the coverage and yeah, i've been shooting e-mails back and forth to my representatives and honestly, the only thing that i've been able to figure out so far, the other side's not willing to compromise. they're not willing to talk. they're being to be and act like children. and as a democrat and trusting my country and my go
CSPAN
Jul 19, 2011 7:00am EDT
. sending jobs to china and india. job say let's protect creators, but there are no jobs. they just keep selling us out and selling us out. host: there is of the work on twitter -- a couple of stories talking about the financial implications of what's going on right now in washington. and a similar story -- let's hear from virginia beach on our independent line, don. caller: good morning. i would like to speak on the last gentleman's comments. i don't understand why people just don't see a the whole system is broken. our political system is broken. all of these congressmen, democrats and republicans, have too many special interests. the lobbyists are the problem. host: you are echoing comments made by -- caller: they talk about our political system in this country as a sham. host: i think we lost him. let's go to a democratic caller in new hampshire, ron. our focus is the balanced budget amendment. is it necessary? caller: i don't believe it is. a matter what kind of numbers you put up there, if we need the money, we're going to print some more. to echo the last couple previous call
CSPAN
Jul 2, 2011 7:00am EDT
a lot of cheap products come from abroad whether it is china or india or other places with low-cost labor. the focus on the u.s., it is widely agreed it needs to be on producing skilled workers who need to be able to beat out from around the world. on the repatriation tax holiday issue, the u.s. companies that have expanded overseas now have a lot of money in their overseas accounts. they have made the case to have a tax holiday to bring it back to the u.s. and invest the in u.s. jobs. it is gaining some traction as an idea. one concern is that u.s. companies have quite a bit of cash on their balance sheets at home. they are not using got to go out and create new jobs as much as they could. part of it is they do not see the demand. consumers are not spending as much as they would need to support something like that. there's a lot of cash and use right now. host: what is the rate they are taxed at? guest: the highest tax rates are around 35%. there is discussion of bringing them closer to 25%. the problem is tax rates are spread out so broadly among different kinds of companies. an o
CSPAN
Jul 8, 2011 7:00am EDT
thinking is going on in asia. host: is that china? guest: china. india, japan. that's where we should be looking. host: next caller is bernie from new jersey. good morning. caller: good morning. your two guests are excellent. gives me a good perspective on everything. what scares me is there are no plans and no goals. the no goal part scares me as someone that has grown up with this space program at age 59. i think it is bad planning by this administration. i understand the professor saying we have to set our goals to what we are doing next. if we look at the government like your heart. we have arteries going out and veins coming in. if you are out sourcing, you are getting new technology in all the time. there's a lot that has made our life better through the space program. not just the goal of going to mars or whatever. thank you. very interesting discussion you are having. host: thank you. here is a question on facebook from paul. since the columbia accident, nasa has always had a second shuttle on the pad to perform a second rescue if needed, is it not in place for this launch? gu
CSPAN
Jul 6, 2011 7:00am EDT
-- and the printers. to my surprise, all the pages were electronically produced in india. all the illustrations were electronically created in thailand. and all the books were printed overseas. and the client that in these books were for work four american taxpayers children who go to school every day -- kindergarten through the sixth grade -- for american taxpayers's children go to school. the congress and the senate and they get up there and are so pompous about everything. they outsource all of these american jobs. it is disgraceful what they have done to this country. host: trade agreements are on the table this week in discussion on capitol hill with the house smoke ways and means committee taking a look at three agreements for south korea, colombia, and panama. this is "the wall street journal" this morning with a piece about a program attached to the free trade agreement -- trade assistance administration program. it says -- the story continues inside "the wall street journal." elizabeth williamson reports about how much this costs. we will go to mary who has a job in houst
CSPAN
Jul 12, 2011 7:00am EDT
them going to china or india. they are still living here because it's still the best place in the world. host: funeral service will be held for former first lady betty ford today. look for our coverage on c- span.org. first lady michelle obama will be attending that funeral. this is in "the new york times" op-ed section today. democratic caller, you are the last on this topic. mini deal or grand bargain? caller: just like we have a new york state lotto, why don't we have a government lotto? i know i would buy a ticket. everybody would. the money would be going to social security. that would help out the country. the other thing we do -- our troops. that would also save trillions of dollars. thank you very much. host: coming up in about 45 minutes, we will talk to the chamber of commerce and get their perspective, the business perspective on these debt talks. coming up next, we will talk to congressman chaka fattah about the debt talks. we will be right back. >> senators will continue debating the debt and deficit in next week. keep up to date with c-span's congressional chronicle.
CSPAN
Jul 24, 2011 7:00am EDT
really something that effects the country. where a country like india might loose a lot of its educated population to, say, europe or america to pursue higher educati education. we'll finish off those 12 indicators pick any one and talk to us about why it leads to a failed state. guest: i think one of the most important ones we are seeing is the legitimacy of their state. what we are seeing is that their grorment, their state is the issue. issues such as corruption can hit severely against the indicator. with those in mind, we'll look at the top ten failed states of 2010. somalia, chad, sudan, congo, haiti. zimbabwe, afghanistan, central african republic and iraq. guest: 2z no accident some of those countries have ended up at the worst end of the index. if you look at somalia, it is a country experiencing next, what does that mean for the wider world. we see there is enormous refugee flows. we've seen in the last couple of decades where there have been significant concerns here in washington about the ability of terrorists to operate due to the lack of governing. that is really why we s
FOX News
Jul 9, 2011 2:00pm EDT
-steemer. >> finally this week, the war against girls in china, india and numerous countries. there are now many more men than women. the result of systemic campaigns against baby girls. the document and gender imbalance in a controversial new book called unnatural selection. choosing boys over girls and the consequences of a world full of men. jonathan last, a senior writer at the weekly standard reviewed the book for the wall street journal and generated crows of his own and joins me now, jonathan, welcome, glad to have you here. >> good to be here, paul. >> paul: so you write that the normal ratio of baby boys to baby girls is 105-100 in normal biology, but in places like india ratio 112 and in china over 120 and even more in some villages. why is this happ >> well, it's all about sex selective abortion. in nature, the sex balance occurs between where between 104 and 106, boys per girl. and because typically boys do dangerous things as they grow up and don't live as long and mother nature adapted over time and need a few more boys than girls at birth. when you see big imbalances
FOX News
Jul 16, 2011 8:00pm PDT
after controversial miss. i'm giving a miss to the india officials after the terrible triple bombing in mumbai this week. they've seen five terror attacks, since the mid '90s, serious ones and indian politicians did little more than to say they try to do better next week and the indian citizens need to expect more attacks in the neighborhoods because they're in a bad one. this doesn't inspire confidence. they don't just to fight the war on terror, but fight of ideas. . >> paul: james. >> a miss to the governor of minnesota they think to cut off the beer supplies. the company who make millers and coors, were unable to get the licenses approved because the agency was closed. but the agency enforcing the licenses were open because it's essential. makes you wonder how essential the government is. >> i'm sure a lot of minnesotaens are saying that. >> a hit to mcdain's, a restaurant in pennsylvania, adults have the right to eat in peace and no one under six. some are saying it's violating kids rights. theres' something about my generation, and i'm liberating-- i'd love to go to a restaurant t
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